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Under this heading is included hard clay, gravel, and clean, dry sand. The bed is prepared by digging a trench deep enough so that the bottom of the foundation is below the frost line, which is usually 3 to 6 feet below the surface.
ARCHITECTS MODEL OF RESIDENCE FOR MR. FRED PABST, ON OCONOMOWOC LAKE, WIS.
FIRST-STORY PLAN OF RESIDENCE FOR MR. FRED PABST, ON OCONOMOWOC LAKE, WIS.
Fernekes & Cramer, Architects, Milwaukee, Wis., Newton Engineering Co., Engineers.
All Exterior and Interior walls and Partitions are of Reinforced Concrete (Kahn System); Floors and Roof are of Steel and Hollow Tile. The Terrace (3) and Breakfast Room (7) Overlook Oconomowoc Lake. For Second-Story Plan, See Page 139.
Some provision, similar to that shown in Fig. 38, should he made for drainage.